Sermon Year: 1956

The City Church

Date: January 1st, 1956  |  Scripture: Acts 18:9-10  |  Topics: City Church, Fame, Hollywood, Inerrancy, Liberalism, Witness

Then spake the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not thy peace: For I am with thee, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thee: for I have much people in this city.

The Doctrine of Salvation

Date: January 8th, 1956  |  Scripture: Acts 16:23-34  |  Topics: Evangelism, Faith, Salvation

And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely: Who, having received such a charge, thrust them into the inner prison, and made their feet fast in the stocks. And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them. And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one’s bands were loosed. And tContinue Reading

Immortality and Recognition

Date: January 8th, 1956  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13:9-12  |  Topics: Agape, Heaven, Immortality, Love, Resurrection Body, Reward

For we know in part, and we prophesy in part. But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away. When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.

The Certainties of the Christian Faith

Date: January 8th, 1956  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 14:8  |  Topics: Bible, Philosophy, Revelation, Tongues, Truth

For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?

Christians Never Die

Date: January 15th, 1956  |  Scripture: John 11:11-26  |  Topics: Death, Destruction, Sleep, body

These things said he: and after that he saith unto them, Our friend Lazarus sleepeth; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep. Then said his disciples, Lord, if he sleep, he shall do well. Howbeit Jesus spake of his death: but they thought that he had spoken of taking of rest in sleep. Then said Jesus unto them plainly, Lazarus is dead. And I am glad for your sakes that I was not there, to the intent ye may believe; nevertheless let us go unto him. Then said Thomas, which is called Didymus,Continue Reading

Men, Women, Speaking in Tongues

Date: January 15th, 1956  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 14:34-35  |  Topics: Order, Tongues, Worship

Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law. And if they will learn any thing, let them ask their husbands at home: for it is a shame for women to speak in the church.

This Is the Good News

Date: January 15th, 1956  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:1  |  Topics: Baptism, Gospel, Ordinances, Preaching

Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand;

The Intermediate State

Date: January 22nd, 1956  |  Scripture: Luke 23:43  |  Topics: Afterlife, Death, Resurrection, Sleep

And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.

The Beginning of Wisdom

Date: January 22nd, 1956  |  Scripture: Proverbs 1:12-36  |  Topics: Baccalaureate, Fear of God, Wisdom

The first proverb is in the first chapter of the Book of Proverbs and the seventh verse. After the introduction, speaking of, “The Proverbs of Solomon the son of David, the king of Israel: To know wisdom, to receive instruction … to give subtlety to the simple … the wise to hear … to understand the proverb” [Proverbs 1:1-6], the first one then follows: “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge” [Proverbs 1:7]. In the ninth chapter and the tenth verse, that same proverb is said agContinue Reading

The Atonement for Sins

Date: January 22nd, 1956  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:3  |  Topics: Atonement, Cross, Doxology, Propitiation, Redemption, Sin

For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;